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Wooden crafts by female craftsmen

Wooden crafts by female craftsmen

Hakata Magemono is a wooden craft made by shaving a board of cedar or cypress, bending it with heat, and binding it with cherry bark. It is made by Ms. Tamaki Shibata, the 18th generation, who became a female craftsman...

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Recommended glasses that you will never get tired of !

Recommended glasses that you will never get tired of !

KIMURA GLASS is a venerable glassware producer, which is famous as a glass maker for business use such as restaurants and bars. They are developing many original designs with the cooperation of various craftsmen and factories. Today, we introduce their original...

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Beautiful Items that decorate the table

Beautiful Items that decorate the table

There will be lots of fun events such as Christmas and New Year coming soon! Today, we would like to introduce items that decorate the table.   Five leaves chopstick rest  Brand : Denshiro   Flower base / MUSUBI-1 Brand...

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Handmade spatula scraped with a plane

Handmade spatula scraped with a plane

Today, we would like to introduce Okubohouse's Cooking spatula! Mr. Okubo works on woodwork products called "Kurimono", which are made by hollowing out a block of wood and carving it to create a shape. It's a daunting manual process that keeps...

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How about MINI KAGAMI BIRAKI SET for holiday gift?

How about MINI KAGAMI BIRAKI SET for holiday gift?

About Komodaru for Kagamibiraki Komodaru = Sake barrel (made from Japanese ceder, bamboo, and polypropylene.) Kagami biraki = the ritual of breaking open sake barrels. Kagami means ‘mirror’ and biraki means ‘opening’ in Japanese.Historically, the mirror has been a symbol...

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Cook's favorite grater !

Cook's favorite grater !

Have you ever used a copper grater? The copper grater is a hard pure copper plate plated with tin, and a craftsman carefully raises the blade at a glance using a tool called a chisel and a mallet.  This manufacturing...

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Effective use of beech resources !

Effective use of beech resources !

Aomori Prefecture, where beech grows the most in Japan. The Shirakami Mountains, famous for their natural beech forests are registered as a World Natural Heritage Site.  BUNACO is a product that makes effective use of this abundant beech resources. A manufacturing...

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Beautiful woodworking technology!

Beautiful woodworking technology!

Do you know woodworking (woodturning) technology? There is a genre of woodworking that makes a shaving work by applying a knife to wood rotated at high speed. A woodworking lathe is a machine that rotates wood for "wood turning". The mechanism is...

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Difference between "Iron kettle" and "Kyusu"

Difference between "Iron kettle" and "Kyusu"

Do you know the difference between "Tetsubin" and "Kyusu"? Today, we would like to explain about it. -What kind of tool is an "iron kettle"? The iron kettle is a tool for "boiling hot water". Therefore, in general, many of them...

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